Jersey take Muratti Vase on penalties

Jersey's footballers have regained the Muratti Vase by beating Guernsey in a penalty shoot-out.

It looked as though Ross Allen's 13th-minute goal at The Track would win it for the Sarnians only for Luke Campbell to head home a stoppage-time equaliser.

No more goals in extra-time meant a third Muratti shoot-out in five years.

Guernsey's players then missed their first three penalties before Luke Watson put the ball past Chris Tardiff to give Jersey victory.

Despite the win, Jersey manager Craig Culkin said: "After 90 minutes I think we should have been about five or six nil down.

Jersey scoring in the 2011 Muratti Vase final
Luke Campbell's 96th-minute header crept in at Chris Tardiff's left hand post

"We didn't deserve to go into extra-time but fair play to the boys, they kept on battling away. There's a lot of work to do going into the Island Games."

Guernsey's assistant coach Colin Fallaize added: "If you don't put your chances away, you don't get the opportunity to take it forward.

"Jersey sneaked one in in the sixth minute of injury time and we suffered the consequence of that."

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